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INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)

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Works: 6,326 works in 7,234 publications in 1 language and 22,443 library holdings
Genres: Introductions  Popular works  Biography  History  Drama  Case studies 
Classifications: HM586, 551
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Most widely held works by INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
The examined life introduction to philosophy ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers in-depth analysis of the wisdom of the western world. Studies the "great questions" that have intrigued philosophers from antiquity to the present. Using writings of past philosophers and interviews with more than 50 contemporary thinkers, these episodes underscore how these classic questions still reverberate in society today
Crossroads Café ( Visual )
9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series that blends comedy and drama to teach English to speakers of other languages. Each 30 minute episode includes one segment that demonstrates a specific language function and another that explores the social or cultural issues dramatized in the story
Thinking and language ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores ways in which the most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. Features Daniel Kahneman discussing his research in cognitive psychology and linguist Noam Chomsky explaining the principles of language acquisition. Also presents Susan Curtiss discussing the story of "Genie," a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents
Stressed to the limit ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If a stressful day can make us sick, how does stress get under the skin? This lesson seeks answers, exploring various topics of health psychology, including the fight-or-flight response, lymphocytes, cytokines, heart disease, and the psychosocial lure of cigarette smoking. Cancer survivor, Cindy Lauren and her support group, are a window for discussion of important issues such as control, social support, resilience, and the search for meaning"--Container
Earth revealed ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[S]hows the physical and scientific processes that shape our planet. From earthquakes and volcanoes to the creation of sea-floor crusts and shifting river courses, this series offers stunning visuals that explain plate tectonics and other geologic concepts and principles."--Container
Ups and downs ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Since the 1950s when opportunity reached its peak, the gap between the "haves and have nots" has grown. This lesson looks at social stratification and the dimensions of social inequality that exist in the United States, as seen in the story of an immigrant from Eastern Europe who, along with her family, comes to the U.S. with virtually nothing, and eventually manages to open and operate a successful child care business."
Endless questions critical thinking and research ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's our nature to ask questions about ourselves and the world around us. But finding answers requires more than intuition and common sense. This lesson asks the question, Does happiness lead to good health? then probes for answers using the multiple methods at a researcher's disposal: case study, survey, naturalistic observation, correlational studies and controlled experiments
Is morality relative? ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Discusses whether all morality is culturally determined, or whether some moral values are valid for all cultures. Harman, Wong and Rachels explore the claims of relativitism. The issue of child labor is explored from a relativist point of view."--Container
Getting it together ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Until recent decades, people with psychological disorders were often confined to institutions and treated in ways that look appalling by today's standards, because little was known about how to treat them. Program examines psychological and biomedical therapies, and combined approaches that are proving successful in treating mental illness
The most amazing machine neuroscience and behavior ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This lesson plunges into the expanding field of neuroscience and the biology behind behavior, exploring how areas of the brain and brain chemistry can alter mood and cognition. Pioneering researchers discuss their role in the first split-brain surgeries, and a 20 year-old stroke survivor receives a breakthrough treatment to regain use of his affected arm
A great mystery ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses consciousness, a frequently debated topic in psychology. Neuroscience researchers debate the mystery of consciousness, and investigate awareness, circadian rhythms, sleep and dreams, and sleep disorders, including recent discoveries about narcolepsy
The way we live introduction to sociology ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Combines expert interviews and commentary with historic and contemporary footage to provide a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of sociology"--Container
The mind's storehouse ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leading memory researchers discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory. Demonstrations of short-term memory are also presented
The human condition ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A telecourse that takes a close, personal look at many of the most prevalent issues in health and health care today
Fitting in ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Humans are born without any culture. For virtually anyone the process of socialization begins with the family and continues through other social agents such as school, peer goups and mass media. The popularity of reality television shows that offer 'extreme makeovers' [of persons] is highlighted in this lesson as an example of the desire to fit in"--Container
Emotion emotions by Paul Ekman( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lesson 16: Emotion - Paul Ekman, Dacher Keltner, Bob Levenson, and others pre-eminent in the field examine the distinguishing characteristics of emotion and probe such long-debated issues as: which comes first, physiological arousal or emotional experience; the relationship between thinking and emotion; the measure of emotion; impact of culture and gender on emotion. Anger, forgiveness, and happiness are explored in greater depth
Our families, ourselves ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers a contemporary look at marriages and families and the choices, changes, and issues that affect individuals, diverse family types, and interpersonal relationships
Introduction to environmental technology paths of pollution ( Visual )
11 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This presentation defines and explains the four mediums: water, soil, air and biota (living material) and presents a case study that demonstrates their interaction
Going to extremes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This episode looks at the two major categories of mood disorders--depression and bipolar disorder--and at the cluster of psychoses known as schizophrenia."--Container
Does God exist ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delves into how philosophers have probed the universe for evidence of God's existence. How did the world begin? Is there a reason for its order and design? And, can we reconcile the existence of God with the existence of evil?
 
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IN-TELE-COM (Firm)
INTELECOM (Firm)
Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
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